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Dive Review of Manta Ray Bay Resort in
Micronesia/YAP

Manta Ray Bay Resort: "Yap has Manta Rays, but ...", Dec, 2016,

by Raymond Haddad, QC, CA (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 7 reports with 5 Helpful votes). Report 9460 has 3 Helpful votes.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Bahamas, Belize, Honduras, Australia, Palau, Fiji, Indonesia, Turks & Caicos, Maldives, Philippines, Cozumel, YAP
Closest Airport YAP airport Getting There United Airlines: LAX, Honolulu, Guam, YAP

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, rainy, cloudy Seas choppy
Water Temp 78 to 81 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 40 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Duration 60-70 minutes, start safety stop at 500 psi
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas Squadrons
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 3 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 2 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments There was no rinse tank on the boat. If all divers would have large camera equipment, it would be an issue. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 2 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 4 stars
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Comments We stayed at the Manta Ray Bay Resort for 14 nights during the 2016/2017 Xmas holidays. I will separate the resort in three parts: the resort, the restaurant called Mnuw and the dive center.
The resort: Nothing fancy, clean, very slow internet, no TV channels (you can rent a DVD player and videos), it is located in the channel (no beach), it has a small pool with a few chairs, no gym, not much to do besides diving! Staff is very polite.
The restaurant MNUW: Breakfast is included with your package. You can get eggs to taste, bacon, pancakes, bread (plane toast), pastries and fruit which is ONLY bananas, oranges and watermelon. No yogurt, no cereal, no cheese, no cold cuts The breakfast gets boring after a while! Lu ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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